The Pridecast: LGBTQ+ Representations in Games
In the pridecast episode, Dean tries to fake cool lingo (while Sarah covers for him with a British dictionary), Daniel laments and loves Persona, and Molly rues the reality of rainbow capitalism.
Hosted by Dean Karpowicz, with Daniel Becker, Sarah Willis and Molly Krasel.
Which Games Get it Right?
Dean: Tiny Tina is the one who thinks that crumpets are, in fact, crump.
Sarah: Aww, you got so close, Dean.
Games Discussed: Borderlands | Mass Effect
9:00: Sexuality and Choice vs. Retroactive Fan Pandering
“I don’t want to say JK Rowling this early in the podcast, but…”
Games Discussed: Fire Emblem | Dragon Age | Mass Effect | Last of Us
12:20: You’re Gay. Deal with It.
“Women have been playing boy characters their whole lives. I thought Zero in Mega Man was a girl and I was so excited. He had long beautiful hair and everything!”
Games Discussed: Last of Us, Last of Us 2 | Dream Daddy | Night in the Woods
17:38: Games that Get It Wrong
“It’s kind of like the difference between Borderlands 2 and 3. They lost their way somehow.”
Games Discussed: Persona 5 Royal
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